Lou Donaldson – Alligator Bogaloo (Full Album)

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Alligator Bogaloo is an album by American jazz saxophonist Lou Donaldson recorded for the Blue Note label in 1967 and featuring Donaldson with Melvin Lastie, Lonnie Smith, George Benson, and Leo Morris (later to be better known as Idris Muhammad).

“Alligator Bogaloo is one example of Lou Donaldson’s successful combinations of hard bop and soul-jazz.” (AllMusic).

Track listing:
“Alligator Bogaloo” (Lou Donaldson) – 6:57
One Cylinder” (Freddie McCoy) – 6:48
The Thang” (Lou Donaldson) – 3:34
Aw Shucks!” (Lonnie Smith) – 7:23
Rev. Moses” (Lou Donaldson) – 6:27
I Want a Little Girl” (Murray Mencher, Billy Moll) – 4:29

Lou Donaldson – alto saxophone
Melvin Lastie – cornet (#1-5)
Lonnie Smith – organ
George Benson – guitar
Leo Morris – drums


Released: August 1967
Recorded: April 7, 1967
Studio: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Length: 35:38
Label: Blue Note
BST 84263
Producer: Alfred Lion